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No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri

October 5, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis

If you told Brendan Eugene three years ago that he’d be running the official student fan group of St. John’s University, RedZone, he himself wouldn’t have believed you. Eugene, a 20-year-old senior from Bay Shore, NY, was a self-described shy freshman as he began school at St. John’s in 20...

SGI implements plans for new year

SGI implements plans for new year

Bryant Rodriguez, Opinion Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under News

Student Government Inc. (SGI) held its first meeting of the 2016-17 school year to review goals and initiatives they hope to accomplish throughout the academic year. Four new members of SGI were also voted in. President Chiara Miuccio said an important goal of hers is to create a new constitution...

Sheehan, new SGI Prez, heads FUEL to near sweep

Sheehan, new SGI Prez, heads FUEL to near sweep

Christopher Brito, Assistant News Editor

March 20, 2013


Filed under News, On campus

Lizzy Sheehan, head of FUEL’s ticket, edged past SAIL’s candidate and current treasurer Elaine Vasquez-Jorge by 666-607 votes in the presidential part of Student Government, Inc.’s elections, headlining a near-landslide for FUEL. Mark Benavides, campaigning for the VP position, was the sole...

Familiar Faces on FUEL Ticket Pump Credentials

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor

March 6, 2013


Filed under News, On campus

A group of experienced Student Government, Inc. members are hoping that their ticket will be the one leading the student body after the general elections. Fostering Unity through Experienced Leadership (FUEL) consists of current SGI secretary Lizzy Sheehan (running for President), Maggie Gander (Vice-President),...

STJ picks new leaders

Anthony O'Reilly, Staff Writer

March 28, 2012


Filed under News, On campus

Five members of B.O.L.D. and two members of F.O.C.U.S. were elected to lead the Student Government Inc. Electoral Board for the 2012-2013 school year. Junior Christian Williams from F.O.C.U.S. (Finding Our Common United Stance) will lead the board as President after defeating the incumbent, Vice President...

SGI Elections: Just Another Popularity Contest

Nicole Valente, General Manager

March 21, 2012


Filed under Opinion

It is election season around St. John’s again. The remainder of this week will have 15 students running around campus with posters and flyers trying to convince the student body that they know what’s best for the student body. They yell out acronyms that mean absolutely nothing, dress in the same...

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